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by Boysie
Tue 26 Nov, 2013 12:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Bonnet Bra
Replies: 10
Views: 636

Re: Bonnet Bra

I have always felt the bra would be like a cover that chaffs the paintwork,
any small bit if it gets in, its sure to ruin the paintwork
Not a lover of them myself
by Boysie
Tue 26 Nov, 2013 11:02
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: DavidZ3's 2000 1.9i Z3 - Scarlett
Replies: 104
Views: 18442

Re: DavidZ3's 2000 1.9i Z3 - Scarlett

Nah Not keen on the black 'sorry'

Spurs-fan-with-a-coupe has white wheels
They look amazing with his hell red or any red
by Boysie
Mon 25 Nov, 2013 12:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Lots of Z3 Parts, Panels, box, hard top, interior, alloys
Replies: 44
Views: 4777

Re: Lots of Z3 Parts, Panels, box, hard top, interior, alloy

No
Its the one at the top front of door of the door
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 17:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Lots of Z3 Parts, Panels, box, hard top, interior, alloys
Replies: 44
Views: 4777

Re: Lots of Z3 Parts, Panels, box, hard top, interior, alloy

Hi
Do you have the speaker/cover on the drivers door rhd ' tweeter'
First dibs please
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 15:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Thermostat changing
Replies: 15
Views: 791

Re: Thermostat changing

What's Stat :lol: :lol:
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 15:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: More rear window malarkey
Replies: 22
Views: 1939

Re: More rear window malarkey

I had also considered a coloured hood, do they fade? I think blue to go with the blue zed, but then the black is also in good condition coupled with the fact they do look quite cool with black tops. im still undesided :? suppose if you were to go green it would hide the mildrew :lol: Is that George...
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 15:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: bling my engine
Replies: 10
Views: 861

Re: bling my engine

PCSAM wrote:
Mike Fishwick wrote:On the subject of bling, how about this poor Z3? Seen at the Swiss Zed rally a few years ago!

Image
stop giving Barry ideas :shock: :D
Wow that's what you call body kit
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 11:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anybody recognise these..? + Fitting instructions for roll h
Replies: 5
Views: 323

Re: Anybody recognise these..? + Fitting instructions for ro

Similar to the fixings in the pic I needed a few fixing for attaching the tonneau cover to the back, adjacent to roll hoops The dealers Wanted £35+, the item were not sold separate :head: I was attending the Zedfest at Silverstone, there was a stall there displaying their wares Softtops etc with fix...
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 11:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: bling my engine
Replies: 10
Views: 861

Re: bling my engine

Forget about tasteless bling, and just get the engine bay spotlessly clean - it would be far more impressive. A nicely polished cam cover would be good, too. My sentiments entirely Mike Bling is not the thing for a Zed A Zed is a bit of class What next go fast stripes Now this is nice bling, a bit ...
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 11:13
Forum: Performance
Topic: 2.8T99 your best engine oil, and why?
Replies: 6
Views: 778

Re: 2.8T99 your best engine oil, and why?

Opie oils are very helpful and do some really good deals
They are definitely worth a look
http://www.opieoils.co.uk/
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 11:10
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: First Z3
Replies: 13
Views: 1601

Re: First Z3

Welcome Shawn to the Forum
Lovely looker you have there
A good time to buy, it can only get better enjoy :lol:
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 11:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Thermostat changing
Replies: 15
Views: 791

Re: Thermostat changing

Oh the olden days
To change the thermostat in the sprite took about 10 mins :lol:
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 11:00
Forum: Site Announcements and Feedback
Topic: Tapatalk access
Replies: 6
Views: 967

Re: Tapatalk access

My tapatalk updated itself recently
is there a facility on there to check for updates
just a thought
Are you connecting via a router or 3G ?
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 10:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: More rear window malarkey
Replies: 22
Views: 1939

Re: More rear window malarkey

I intend to replace my softtop next year I want to change the colour to red, there is nothing wrong with existing one, it even have a clear rear window I had samples sent to me from various suppliers I met a company called BAS based in Wales at the Silverstone Zedfest in 2012, I was very impressed w...
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 10:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: getting ready for winter
Replies: 12
Views: 595

Re: getting ready for winter

puffs, im still doing the occasional top down when its not raining, though I have thought about using my spare wheels as winter wheels and I havnt actually put the roof down for about 2 weeks now :evil: but maybe later I will get the chance :P yep still glad I brought the z :) Make sure that rear s...
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 10:12
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Hello All.
Replies: 3
Views: 640

Re: Hello All.

Never feel a question is stupid
There is always someone thinking I always wanted to ask that :dunce:
by Boysie
Sun 24 Nov, 2013 09:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Practical Classics
Replies: 14
Views: 1079

Re: Practical Classics

Swamper 'Wayne' has gun dogs
by Boysie
Sat 23 Nov, 2013 12:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Surplus Goodyear F1 Eagles
Replies: 12
Views: 1302

Re: Surplus Goodyear F1 Eagles

I 'm off recovering from this shoulder op
I'm a captive audience :lol:
Its a great forum to peruse on new and old threads/knowledge base items

Sorry if I have hi-jacked this thread
by Boysie
Sat 23 Nov, 2013 11:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Surplus Goodyear F1 Eagles
Replies: 12
Views: 1302

Re: Surplus Goodyear F1 Eagles

Gazza wrote:PM sent Ray ;)
Donation sent

Keep up the great work you boys

Cheers Gary
by Boysie
Sat 23 Nov, 2013 10:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Surplus Goodyear F1 Eagles
Replies: 12
Views: 1302

Re: Surplus Goodyear F1 Eagles

Gazza
Can you send me the details please
so I can donate to the site ' Sponsor'
Been meaning to do this

Ray
by Boysie
Fri 22 Nov, 2013 16:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop hoist
Replies: 17
Views: 2360

Re: Hardtop hoist

Not sure if you've already got all the info you need but just in case please allow me to pimp my knowledgebase article :) http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=29951 Cheers Dave A very helpful link Another very helpful Member :D I didn't realise my connection to the thread our bidding...
by Boysie
Fri 22 Nov, 2013 11:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop hoist
Replies: 17
Views: 2360

Re: Hardtop hoist

Cheers
I am sure I am quite capable
Thanks for the tips
Its just a bit frustrating at this stage with an arm in a sling :head:
The Surgeon is talking about 4/6 months before I'm back at work and lifting any weight
I'm a general builder :roll: :roll:
by Boysie
Fri 22 Nov, 2013 10:30
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop hoist
Replies: 17
Views: 2360

Re: Hardtop hoist

Top Man :D :D Many Many thanks I'll check later on all the parts One of the parts found outside was the fixing for the middle cord attachment joining the cross section :) e http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v99/callom/Top-006_zpsb0acd866.png I did notice you need a bigish garage to operate this, its...
by Boysie
Fri 22 Nov, 2013 09:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Practical Classics
Replies: 14
Views: 1079

Re: Practical Classics

Hi Ray,I`m in the middle of building a new engine for my son`s classic mini, a new gundog so now I`ve got him to train!! Wow to train a gun dog, I bet that's interesting and rewarding. With the Mini rebuild, as you can see by my signature I have a sprite, the same engine as the mini, so easy to wor...
by Boysie
Thu 21 Nov, 2013 20:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Practical Classics
Replies: 14
Views: 1079

Re: Practical Classics

I see we have new member Bazza1966
Welcome to the forum
by Boysie
Thu 21 Nov, 2013 18:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop hoist
Replies: 17
Views: 2360

Re: Hardtop hoist

motco wrote: Shouldn't be far away, I only moved ten miles! :D
I like your humour
:lol: :lol: :lol:
Thank you
by Boysie
Thu 21 Nov, 2013 17:38
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop hoist
Replies: 17
Views: 2360

Re: Hardtop hoist

Important bits are: the winding mechanism Yep c/w slip on covers (although they don't matter really), Yep ? the handle, Yep the cruciform bar with eye bolts and the hook bars, ? the hand wheel nut/screws for the hook bars fixing to the cross bar, ? two pulleys and dog collar fasteners on the end of...
by Boysie
Thu 21 Nov, 2013 11:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Practical Classics
Replies: 14
Views: 1079

Re: Practical Classics

The Z3 appears in the Dec issue of Classic MNotoring on page 62. The article was 7 different sports cars that are a bit more "modern". The Z was described as "grossly underrated" and "with it`s long muscular bonnet and stubby tail it looks pleasingly retro but not overtly so" It`s the main reason I...
by Boysie
Thu 21 Nov, 2013 11:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop hoist
Replies: 17
Views: 2360

Re: Hardtop hoist

Got delivery of the Hoist :) Not a very good start, the packaging was ripped open in transit :( I think angry would be an understatement There are a few bits missing, I found some screws on my path :head:, hopefully they are just fixing screws, not any contents info I'm out action after delicate sho...
by Boysie
Wed 20 Nov, 2013 16:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Classic Insurance - Who do you use?
Replies: 16
Views: 2879

Re: Classic Insurance - Who do you use?

I get a discount on the Sprite for being a member of the AHC - can't remember if it is 5% or 10%. You may get a discount for being a member of the BMWCC, but not for being a member of a forum. You may or may not need to prove membership and it may only apply to certain types of policy. Cheers R. I ...
by Boysie
Wed 20 Nov, 2013 15:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 2.8 Wide body new price or hardtop and fitting kit only
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: Z3 2.8 Wide body new price or hardtop and fitting kit on

nottyhorror wrote:the hard top and fitting kit buyer to remove of my car are available if anybody wonts them at £750.00 o.n.o
that would be arctic silver
by Boysie
Wed 20 Nov, 2013 14:31
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: MID-WEEK MADNESS !!!
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: MID-WEEK MADNESS !!!

That reminded me of when had had a trial separation :lol:
by Boysie
Wed 20 Nov, 2013 13:51
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: MID-WEEK MADNESS !!!
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: MID-WEEK MADNESS !!!

I've seen something similar before
they pulled so hard on the bloke the poor sod landed on the floor lol
very clever, well performed
by Boysie
Wed 20 Nov, 2013 10:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Are all Hard Tops the Same?
Replies: 9
Views: 311

Re: Are all Hard Tops the Same?

PrincessFi wrote:Thanks Ray, I have found from this site a German company who seem reasonable. €150 for full fixing kit and as I have a friend in Germany, I'm going to ask them to check it out for me first.
Make sure its a OEM one
Not a crap copy
by Boysie
Wed 20 Nov, 2013 10:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Classic Insurance - Who do you use?
Replies: 16
Views: 2879

Re: Classic Insurance - Who do you use?

I use Peter James all the vehicles in my Signature
£500 all classic insurance and mines an ///M so a bit higher
by Boysie
Wed 20 Nov, 2013 10:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Bertini GT25 - new Z3 body change kitcar
Replies: 191
Views: 30029

Re: Bertini Falco - new Z3 body change kitcar

Choc wrote:I'm still not 100% sure on the price. But it won't be too much.
That's got to be difficult one to price, on any new project the first one always takes longer to do

Is that Stoneleigh up north as I have a Stoneleigh down south
by Boysie
Tue 19 Nov, 2013 15:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New owner - a few questions please
Replies: 15
Views: 747

Re: New owner - a few questions please

Welcome Lee to the Forum
A great place for new owners :rtm:
by Boysie
Tue 19 Nov, 2013 15:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Are all Hard Tops the Same?
Replies: 9
Views: 311

Re: Are all Hard Tops the Same?

Hi, please can anyone advise, are all Hard Tops for a Z3 the same? I have the chance to buy hard top from a 98-99 Z3, mine is a 2002 car, but not sure if this is suitable. Also are all fixings standard too or are they individual to the year of the car. Please help. Thank you. :) Welcome Princess ma...
by Boysie
Tue 19 Nov, 2013 03:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Bertini GT25 - new Z3 body change kitcar
Replies: 191
Views: 30029

Re: Bertini Falco - new Z3 body change kitcar

A very nice touch :)
by Boysie
Sun 17 Nov, 2013 19:21
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: One Crazy Bunny :o)
Replies: 9
Views: 842

Re: One Crazy Bunny :o)

That's not a Rabbit it is a Hare and I have clocked 35 mph before I could overtake one :bounce: I did here a story about one that got run over This women got out and sprayed her hair spray on it it got up and ran away The next day I saw the hare again and it waved at me Wait for it On the tin it sa...
by Boysie
Sun 17 Nov, 2013 13:14
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: One Crazy Bunny :o)
Replies: 9
Views: 842

Re: One Crazy Bunny :o)

If you listen to is last comment
I have a feeling he did run over him
by Boysie
Sun 17 Nov, 2013 13:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Alarm help pleeeeeeeaaassseeee
Replies: 10
Views: 494

Re: Alarm help pleeeeeeeaaassseeee

I thought on some Z3's you could turn off the alarm
under the bonnet with a key :?
You could on my old 1.9 Z3
by Boysie
Thu 14 Nov, 2013 16:19
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted Z3 Driver Side Door Mirror
Replies: 4
Views: 314

Re: Wanted Z3 Driver Side Door Mirror

I believe "Andy" spurs fans with a coupe has one or two to sell
by Boysie
Tue 12 Nov, 2013 19:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: M stitched armrests
Replies: 8
Views: 480

Re: M stitched armrests

It could be an offensive weapon disguised :D
Or for a policeman , long arm of the law ?
by Boysie
Sat 09 Nov, 2013 17:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Hardtop hoist
Replies: 17
Views: 2360

Re: Hardtop hoist

Bmw z3 hardtop hoist (manual) This is an official bmw part designed for this car I'm looking for £170 + p&p which shouldn't be much What would the P&P be to the south of England I have thought about buying one again Got into a bidding war once and went off the idea after losing :head: Does it come ...
by Boysie
Sat 09 Nov, 2013 08:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Will it fit? Hardtop
Replies: 7
Views: 302

Re: Will it fit? Hardtop

Hi all Is won a hardtop via eBay. Do you knowledgeable folks reckon this will fit in a VW Passat estate? I'm hoping to kill two birds with one stone and collect while going down to the classic car show Sent from my HTC One using Tapatalk Looking at mine hanging up in the garage I would say no, its ...
by Boysie
Fri 08 Nov, 2013 14:23
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: ANOTHER FANTASTIC FRIDAY PERFORMANCE..
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Re: ANOTHER FANTASTIC FRIDAY PERFORMANCE..

That young girl from Holland is amazing
I have received this one, another young girl, I feel has been groomed
http://www.staged.com/video?v=NtK
by Boysie
Thu 07 Nov, 2013 14:37
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: CTEK Charger & Halfords 10% Discount!
Replies: 17
Views: 4623

Re: CTEK Charger & Halfords 10% Discount!

Just depends on how bad the battery is but the longer the charger is on the better It will only charge the battery to its full capacity, and then it trickle charges assuming the charger has this facility With modern chargers/batteries a few hours is enough for a full charge, a quick charge to get y...
by Boysie
Thu 07 Nov, 2013 13:13
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: CTEK Charger & Halfords 10% Discount!
Replies: 17
Views: 4623

Re: CTEK Charger & Halfords 10% Discount!

I believe you have a problem Your battery should not have gone flat in that short time Also you should never let a battery go flat deliberately, as this can damage a battery and even kill it The Ctek will charge and condition a healthy battery, but if there is a fault in the car i.e. a power drain t...